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do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> a state of emergency in christchurch, new zealand, after the city is hit by a powerful earthquake. a television presenter and a former ambassador are among six people convicted of abuse at a portuguese children's home. the taliban in pakistan says it carried out a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 50 people. and enjoying a renaissance, the priceless vitt can tapestries reunited in london with the paintings they were adapted from. >> welcome to "bbc news." broadcasting to your viewers in the u.k. and around the world. a state of emergency has been declared in new zealand's second largest city after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck. the epicenter was 55 kilometers northwest of the city of christchurch. power and water sthrice have been disrupted, but there are no reports of death. aftershocks were reported for several hours afterwards. here is our report. >> buildings have been destroyed, reduced to piles of rubble. bridges have collapsed, and roads are impassable after a major earthquake in christchurch. hours after it struck this m
is now being deployed in the central business district after new zealand's worst earthquake in 80 years. a state of emergency remains as they get into full gear. they are demolishing with the earthquake did not. the prime minister said two of every three may have been damaged to some degree. buildings like this are structurally unsafe. >> it has to be pulled down in the interest of safety. >> the moment the earthquake struck, it was captured on tv. most people were in bed. new zealand's prime minister said it was a miracle nobody died, and you can see why. it was a 7.1 magnitude, even greater than 80's earthquake, when a tremor killed 220,000 -- haiti's earthquake, when a tremor killed 220,000. new zealand's strict building regulations on out of play save lives, -- undoubtedly saved lives. >> you are not sure if it is going to be saved. >> new zealand may have escaped lightly, but the repair bill will be huge. >> stay with us if you can. still plenty to worry about. the trapped miners are having their second months trapped underground. france is standing firm on security policy, despite
has been declared in new zealand after a powerful earthquake rocked the south island. no deaths are reported but there is widespread damage. >> reporter: toppled buildings, flooded streets, crushed cars and even a fire. this is what the people of christchurch face today after a powerful 7.0 magazinenynitude earthquake. >> it was shaking back and forth as if it's been hit by something. >> reporter: many say it's a miracle no one died in the quake, which was as strong as the one that hit haiti earlier this year. new zealand experiences thousands of earthquakes annually, so the buildings are well fortified. loss of power and water to many parts of christchurch has led the city's mayor to declare a state of emergency. >> there are an awful lot of ordinary folk right here in christchurch city today who have lost a lot of possessions. some of them are not sure where they will be tonight. >> reporter: the original quake lasted just 40 seconds, witnesses say, but a strong aftershocks continue to hit the area it could take months for this city to return to no
environment. the new zealand christmas tree is massive, and so, our concern is that we repair the sidewalk, undertake this massive financial and deborah, and in be in this position a few years down the road. another issue for us is safety, not just the concerns we have with the sidewalk, which would temporarily be alleviated if we made these repairs, but also the fact that the building is located directly across where there is a lot of drug activity. this was covered in graffiti. we're deathly not immune from those activities this goes up to church street. there is a lot of crime up there, and the neighbors, and my residence in particular, are concerned that someone is going to be hiding behind these trees, because they are easy to lurk behind, in their large enough to facilitate a grown man hiding behind them, and we do not want to have someone attacked or raped or worse, so that is a major concern for us. as you can see from the pictures, previously, the foliage on the trees is a mess, and you can get into someone's windows, and that is a concern. even with a protein that the department
violence in the aftermath of the flood. securing the streets after new zealand's earthquake -- the army takes control as a family's count the cost. it is midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington. it is 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon in mumbai. that is where the report comes from concerning illegal gambling -- four players were involved during the recent war in england -- it has highlighted this and get back to make millions from the outcome of a single game. a look at how in the end gains are at the heart of an international network for cricket and criminality come together. >> mumbai, the maximum city of north dakota, and the center of cricket illegal gambling industry. adowy as part of the shuttle world. with millions of dollars been bet, the stakes are high. >> it is not new, and will continue. millions have been bet, and make moneyne tends to through. despite the controls, people are still gambling today. bookies make bets on every ball, every session. gambling runs in the blood. >> he learned to play cricket here. youngsters and dream of following in his footsteps, but it is cric
species, i do not quite remember what you said. >> the new zealand christmas tree. we do recommend them under certain conditions, but they are not on the top performer list. commissioner fung: i know the new zealand is only recommended for more sandy. +++++u++5 commissioner hwang: ms. short, i do have a question. i just want to be sure. the sidewalk repair has not been undertaken. >> yes. commissioner hwang: then your department will possibly change its position? >> that is right. at the department to hearing, the decision of the director was to have us go out on site with the applicant when they undertake the sidewalk repair to try to reassure that we would not be creating an unsafe condition, and when decide what is opened up, of course, we can guess where the roots are, but when it is opened up, we might come in fact, reverse our decision. commissioner hwang: in the alternative would then be to grant this request? if you have not had an opportunity to determine whether or not those trees are proper? >> we would like to have the opportunity to look at the words and have an effort -- l
're also watching some breaking news out of new zealand, a very powerful 7.2 magnitude quake hit the south island there. no reports of injuries have been reported and we are continuing to monitor this story for any sort of developments and we'll bring them to you as soon as we get them. >>> we have mixed news to share on the economy as americans head into labor day weekend, private sector jobs were up by 67,000 while nonfarm payrolls fell by 54,000, but unemployment overall ticked up to 9.6% nationally, up .1% there. president obama spoke to reporters in the rose garden this morning and he said things are getting better, just not as quickly as he would like. >> the eighth consecutive month of private job growth. additionally, the numbers for july were revised upward to 107,000. and that's positive news. and it reflects the steps we have already take on the break the back of this recession. >> good afternoon to you, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, alex. >> do you know what's in the proposals here. >> they're talking about a payroll tax holiday for businesses, sort of an expanded version
. a powerful magnitude 7 earthquake rocks new zealand. one official says it was like a freight train running through the house. we're going to christ church in new zealand for the latest. >>> also, it was supposed to be recovery summer. now for the second time this week president obama is forced to play economic offense in the face of rising unemployment. and it's called the mosquito and its high pitched buzz sound just might give you a headache. is the controversial device now being used to target young people here in washington, d.c.? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we want to get to the breaking news we're following. a magnitude 7 earthquake has rumbled the new zealand city of christ church. the quake caused minor damage so far but there are some reports of injuries. i want to bring in dr. sebastian koga the neuro surgeon joining from us christ church hospital, quite close to the epicenter of the quake, i think about 20 miles or so. what do you see, doctor? give shaking and it seemed to go on and on. i stood in a doorway and it was probably ten minutes before i was a
still walking the area around the new zealand city of christchurch, emergency services there have been extended. there have been nearly 100 tremors since the magnitude seven quake on saturday. >> moving in to keep control, the army has now been deployed in the central district of christchurch after new zealand's worst earthquake in 80 years. a state of emergency remains in force as the operation moves into full gear. here, they are demolishing what the earthquake did not. 100,000 homes, two out of every three, may have been damaged to some degree. buildings like this are structurally unsafe and have to be pulled down. >> the high wind was getting up and it has to be pulled down in the interest of safety. >> the moment of the earthquake strike was captured on cctv at 4:45 a.m. and most people were in bed. >> the prime minister said it was a miracle nobody died. mendicancy wide. the earthquake on saturday was -- and you can see why. ireton saturday was 7.0 magnitude -- the earthquake on saturday was 7.0 magnitude. in the earthquake in china more than 2000 people were killed and that was
quake that hit new zealand. >>> the big change for holidays in san francisco. they could prove expensive for drivers. >>> holiday, yeah, plenty of sunshine. warmer tomorrow and sunday. live from oakland. ay for decast coecng up. ng >>> a state of emergency in new zealand after a 7.1 quake. despite the quake's strength there were no deaths and two serious injuries. we have nbc to show us the damage. >> reporter: a state of emergency is amid concerns of unstable buildings. this after the island was hit by a quake measuring 7.0 in the early hours. a cur few has been imposed to prevent looting. there have been strong aftershocks. geologists determined that the epicenter was located 27 miles west of christ church in the seabed at the depth of 2 1/2 miles. authorities have confirmed no fatalities reported so far. two men were injuried by falls glass and masonry. >> people are scared. the damage is incredibly frightening. it is a miracle no one lost their life. >> reporter: it is important to note new zealand is one of the most vastly populated countries and used to its fair share of earthquake
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they will be one of the most successful. the new zealand olympic committee advised its athletes holding off on going to the games until september 28. >> the big push to rescue the commonwealth games continued as pressure grew on organizers. a number of nations remain unhappy, particularly with the state of the athletes' village. unless they can produce a sprint to the finish line, then a walk out remains a threat. >> it is certainly on a knife edge. the things that can change our guarantees about the safety of the -- improvement in the quality of the accommodations. >> eight nations turned up the heat on delhi following a meeting at the athletes' village, a joint letter was sent to organizers. they want reassurance the athletes' village will be brought up to these standards. they want guarantees over the safety of the venues. >> let me assure you on behalf of india that we will see to it the commonwealth games are conducted according to international standards and the athletes who participate will be quite happy about the conditions. >> despite reassurances, the home nations are still cauti
photos from chilly new zealand, you can see this that was brought in. missing people. we also have a picture of workers removing a block of shops. these were destroyed in the earth earthquake, and you can see a person walking on this road with that is essentially buckled from the earthquake. in a crazed city. the city of 400,000, and it is in christ- city. a jackhammer is being used and also this is in christ church city, new zealand the prime minister is warning that the economic recovery is going to be hurt by this part of a quake at over $2 billion. ♪ >> it is gorgeous up there on this labor day monday. the clear sky over the san mateo bridge no fog over the mountains but we will see fog up their early tomorrow. it will search out the coast. we are already seeing those shift of a sea breeze with cooler temperatures and fog. cooling down in san francisco with 77 degrees, and cooler in oakland at 8 degrees.83 degrees, the '90s inland, and the south bay it is been a very nice day out there today but we're ready for some big changes. with the futurecast, in this hour cooler along
fallen. earl loses ferocity. >>> a powerful earthquake jolts new zealand but a miracle emerges from the debris. >>> why the secret to a longer life can be found in a bottle of spirits. >>> bristol palin drops in for a "tonight show" visit. >> did you go to your prom? >> no. i was pregnant. >> what does her higher public profile mean for her mother. >>> welcome to msnbc saturday. it's alex witt. it's 9:00 on the east coast, 6:00 a.m. out west. tropical storm earl continues the track north along the east coast this morning. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles or so southwest of halifax, snow scotia after brushing parts of massachusetts overnight. the storm disrupted vacations this labor day weekend. its close skirt up the eastern seaboard was less intense than feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents. we have nbc's kevin tibbles live in rock port, massachusetts. sunshine in the last hour. looks like sunshine how. you're having a good time it looks like. >> reporter: alex, earl we hardly new you. i don't think we got to meet
. we'll have a live report in a moment. also in new zealand, they are taking stock after a powerful earthquake seeing damage to roads and buildings and also a couple of injuries. >>> and an amazing story. a baby was born premature. the doctor said the baby wasn't going to make it, essentially clai declared the baby dead, but a mother's touch brings the baby around. we'll hear from the parents and also the stunned doctor coming up. >>> maybe a sigh of relief after earl has kind of high tailed it out of here. the new england coast breathes a big sigh of relief as the storm blew by leaving much of the area unscathed. people trying to salvage hair weekend plans now. it rushed the floor never making landfall, still caused a few problem, also rip currents we need to be keeping an eye out for along the east coast. power outages from the storm have been relatively few. and the impact on air travel seems minimal, as well. with major northeast airports reporting few delays. the same could be said for passenger train service in the northeast. amtrak resuming normal schedules early this morning
of the news, an absolute miracle. that is a quote and what new zealand's prime minister said about the fact that no one died in the country's powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake. that is about as powerful as another earthquake. -- hated at this's earthquake. most people were in their beds and only two people suffered serious injuries. an early government assessment puts the costs of the repairs at $1.4 billion. when you consider the shocking devastation in lives by the earthquakes away sue in chile and haiti. nick smith joins us on the attorney. thank you for taking time. this hit at 4:35 in the morning and the majority of those there were sleeping in their beds, some were trapped in buildings that collapsed. describe the injuries? >> the injuries were mainly caused by falling buildings and flying glass. parts of the city, most of them came down or on to the street. that is the nature of injuries. we have one person that is in critical condition as a result of his chimney collapsing on him while he lay in bed. other serious injuries because of the shattered glass. we have potentially one fata
buildings didn't collapse, thanks to new zealand's strong construction codes. >> i think we've been extremely lucky, as a nation, that there has been so far no reported fatalities. i think that's -- >> reporter: and in new zealand tonight, there will be a curfew, after reports that the mood in the city is, quote, frantic. the people lining outside of gas stations. and nobody without any power or water. dan? >> nick, thank you. that's nick schifrin in london, this morning. >>> now, to an unpleasant bit of irony as we head into labor day, as we honor the country's workers. new job work numbers show more people out of work. the unemployment rate rose to 9.6%. and nearly 15 million people are now unemployed in this country. so, what happened to what the obama administration had been calling the recovery summer? our david kerley is in washington, d.c. this morning on that story. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. not much of a recovery. the numbers weren't as bad as expected. but they're not really good. this holiday weekend, the white house is working overtime, trying
of nature, a strong earthquake levels parts of new zealand. there's a good side to the story amid this debris. even miraculous you could say. >>> new jobs numbers. why some say there's a silver lining. but when will companies really start to hire? plus -- >>> he said his heart is still beating but he's not been breathing for the last half hour. >> so how a mother's hug revived her dead newborn son. you're going to hear from that mom today. what a story that is. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. >>> to the relief of many, tropical storm earl has moved away from the massachusetts coast this morning. earl unleashed rain and wind last night around cape cod and martha's vineyard. it wasn't as intense as many anticipated. right now the storm continues moving north and it is making land fall on the coast of nova scotia in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to y
ahead tonight, a powerful earthquake shakes new zealand, crumbling buildings and blocking major highways. disturbing new data that many overweight americans may not know they're fat. >>> and michelle salahi is asked to bear all for "playboy." >>> clear skies and chilly weather coming our way, i'll give you all the details on a spectacular sunday coming up. >>> i don't have that answer. but in sports, 21 redskins are now former redskins. nationals pitcher john lannan has his best outing of the year, plus a herndon native brings the pain against the richmond spiders. we'll tell you all about it when news 4 at 11:00 continues. >>> a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked new zealand today. officials are calling it a miracle that no one was killed. power was knocked out and roads remain completely blocked. two people were seriously injured by falling glass. a state of emergency has been declared in that city amid concerns over unstable buildings falling on residents. >> early indications are, there is quite significant damage to not only private property, but also it's right across the city
hands. a 7.3 magnitude earthquake in new zealand. what do we know? >> it occurred right near christ church. you see new zealand here on the map. the good news about it, there have been no warnings listed in terms of tsunami warnings at this point. certainly we'll watch carefully. whenever you have something like this, there is shifting of the earth that can actually cause a little bit of a buckle, so to speak, in the earth's crust and that can cause huge waves, tsunami sees, things we watch carefully. thankfully, no warnings for the time being. what we are also watching carefully, let the earth shake when it will, this big storm. it's hard to believe, ali, this was the largest storm of the planet. just yesterday, a category 4 storm, a major, major hurricane. at this point, it's a category 1 with winds of 85 miles per hour, gusts at 105. you know, although there have been a few spots here and there of some deep tropical moisture that are still towards the center of the storm, it is just a shadow of its former self, almost like air being let out of a balloon. you can also look at the
of emergency has been declared in new zealand's second-largest city after an earthquake struck. power and water supplies have been disrupted, but no reports of any injuries. local aftershocks continued for some hours. >> the earthquake caused widespread damage in the early hours of the morning in the second largest city in new zealand. it struck at 4:30 and many of the -- struck at 4:30 a.m. roads and buildings were left damaged in the cars crushed by debris. there have been no reports of any serious injuries. aftershocks continued for about an hour. >> it lasted probably over a minute. we have no power, no water. >> it seemed to take a heck of a long time to stop. >> [unintelligible] >> it was felt throughout much of the south island, but did not trigger a tsunami. police sealed off the city center for some time. scientists were called -- 14,000 earthquakes per year. roads have subsided where water mains have broken. officials say residents can expect disruptions to power gas and water over the coming days. >> you are watching "bbc world news." the renaissance tapestries handled -- brought to
-off will be scheduled at 4:00. >>> take a look at news around the world this morning: we start in new zealand. they continue to recover from a powerful earthquake that hit the city of christ's church. smashed buildings and homes, wrecked roads and rail lines and killed one person. army troops were brought in to help police secure the streets of the badly damaged businesses that were the worst hit in the city. the city remained cordened off. >>> 38 people are dead after torrential rains caused mudslides in guatemala. vehicles were trapped along the highway. 20 bodies were recovered, at least 80 are still missing. rescuers hope to dig through mud and rocks to hopefully retrieve more bodies. >>> the families of 33 chilean miners gathered together to mark the one-month anniversary of their ordeal. a tunnel collapsed and trapped men more than 2200 feet below ground. families have been holding a vigil by camping outside the mine and on saturday, they were able to talk via video link to the men. engineers estimate that digging the tunnel big enough to extract the miners could take up to four months
:30 saturday morning new zealand time, about 20 miles offshore from the city of christ church. masonry from older buildings tumbled into the streets crushing cars. chimneys toppled, the region lost power and broken water main caused flooding. about 400,000 people live in the city and the shaking sent many of them into the streets in their pajamas. >> we were so scared. it was terrible. >> up as far as we can go to get away from this, the tsunami. >> and it's pretty scary. >> the microwave in her fish tank turned out to be her most serious problem. when it came to a tsunami threat she was overcautious. no warning was issued. >>> north carolina cleans up after a brush with hurricane earl but it's not over yet. the storm is heading towards major vacation spots on the east coast like cape cod and marthas vineyard. as michelle franzin explains -- >> reporter: the eye of the storm is offshore but close to enough to bring driving wind and rain to the barrier islands. first light did reveal storm damage and flooding at the p pamlico sound. and as earl races northward, residents along the east coast
the house fire out shortly. >>> the 7.0 magnitude quake hit just after 4:30 this morning new zealand times. witnesses say the shaking felt like it lasted a minute. at least two people were seriously injured by falling degree and a lot of buildings as you can see from these pictures were damaged. no tsunami alerts were issued. >>> vacationers have cancelled their reservations, shopkeepers have boarded up their windows at martha's vineyard. >>> we are heading into the holiday weekend, over to our chief meteorologist to find out what's in store. >> definitely changing coming our way. but they are subtle changes not as hot as today in many areas. don't change your plans, it's not cold it's just cooler. unless you're at the coast there's a lot of fog there but you expect that. here's how it looks outside right now. i want to show you the winds at the golden gate bridge. they are blowing west at nine gusting to 15. here we go out by martinez, we have a wind gust going up in the delta there. gusting up to 18 miles per hour, that westerly winds is carrying a cooler air mass with it. that means we'
. the damage in new zealand after a quake and several after shocks. . and a mystery solved at the san jose airport. why leaking sewage will lead to a better working environment. >> 17 degreest. was 17 degrees cooler today in san francisco and you can blame it on that right there. how that, the low clouds, the fog will affect your labor day as the news continues right here. the most powerful half-ton crew in america has a powertrain backed for 100,000 miles. chevy silverado half-ton a consumers digest best buy and the most dependable, longest-lasting full-size pickups on the road. now get 0% apr for 72 months on 2010 silverado half-ton models with an average finance savings around $5,800. labor day mattress sale! all gold premium mattresses 50-60% off after $200 instant rebate. plus, get an additional $100 off beautyrest gold mattresses and $200 off beautyrest world class gold mattresses from simmons... featuring super pocketed coil springs to prevent motion disturbance and conform to your shape. after all, it's not just sleep, it's beautyrest. the jcpenney labor day mattress sale. new loo
are smashed. roads cracked and rails twisted. the damage from friday's 7.1 earthquake in new zealand. and jetblue decided that would do about the flight attendant who bolted down an emergency chute last month. and thousands celebrate at the burning man festival. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. a cool start to the holiday weekend. but temperatures will start to warm up tomorrow and definitely back into the 90s for our labor day mondndndndndndndndndnd >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: we have some breaking news from san francisco. a car accident near lake merced has left two people dead and three others with critical injuries. it happened 30 minutes ago at lake merced boulevard and john muir drive. the accident involved two cars that collided head-on at that intersection. >>> authorities in christchurch new zealand are assessing the damage from the 7.1 earthquake that rocked that city yesterday. 120 inner city buildings were badly damaged in the quake. they're being inspected to see if they're safe to enter. residents were ordered to stay in their homes to pre
% of the world's output. >>> new zealand's government says repairing the damage from last saturday's earthquake could cost nearly $3 billion u.s. the quake hit christchurch in the suburbs last saturday. the government of new zealand says the reconstruction costs will likely double from the initial forecast as the number of damaged houses has reached nearly 100,000. prime minister john keys said on tuesday the government will financially support reconstruction. by wednesday, about 140 aftershocks had struck the area. municipal authorities have decided to extend the state of emergency for another week. >>> energy giant bp has concluded that the catastrophic gulf oil spill was caused by a linked series of mechanical and human failures involving multiple companies. its report has immediately been met by backlash. the investigation was conducted by a team of bp and outside experts and disclosed on wednesday. the report blames eight interlinked findings for the accident, including the poor quality of cement used to contain hydrocarbons at the sea bottom and the rig crew's delay in noticing irregulari
: that was the new zealand christmas tree? >> yes. commissioner hwang: has been removed to treat been replaced? >> that was a condition of the order. vice president goh: in the event they did not decide to replace them -- >> we determined that the words could not safely be pruned. there is one tree that could not be replaced under current guidelines, so in that case, the would-be acquirer to pay. -- would be acquired -- required to pay. this is the red flowering gum, again here, and just some closeups of the truck in proximity to the building. you can see some of the sidewalk damage here, but, again, we are dealing with a wide sidewalks, and we are dealing with a fairly significant situation to allow forward growth and for what needs to be cut. commissioner hwang: i have a question. the first when you pointed out, with the car in front of it, and this has nothing to do with the branches. >> we always look to the structure of the tree to see if it is sound. we do not want to leave a tree that is prone to failure. in this case, this one had been topped, and this is very detrimental to the health
that are a lot more choices. i just put in new zealand pine, and approved material. we are even getting the terminology, trying to get people used to be a the -- used to the idea. cork floors, some people really like them. if i can get away from the granola aspect of what people think about green, it isn't -- well, it can be, but it is also -- the aesthetics of it is certainly changing. not everybody wants corp. floors. you're getting a lot more choices. >> let me ask a question about a different topic, repairs and maintenance verses improvement. at what level should people do repairs to their building in order to preserve their property value? people say, i do not want to continue to invest. if you build through that work, is that some write-off on the bottom line? >> generally it does. you have to do that work. maintenance is personal. it also feeds into a bigger issue. it should be a green consideration. how long does something last? if you are going to put a new deck in, are you going to use inexpensive wood because it is cheap? if you have to replace it in five years, it is not che
. >>> a large number of whales became stranded and died on a beach in northern new zealand. this follows a similar beaching incident in august. about 80 pilot whales were found stranded along a five-kilometer section of spirits bay on wednesday. more than 100 rescue volunteers tried to save the whales. however, the new zealand department of conservation says at least 40 of the mammals have already died. >> these are beautiful creatures that we can't let just die on the beach. you've got to at least try. >> in august, more than 70 pilot whales were found washed up on a beach about 90 kilometers south. most of them were dead. scientists say that for some reason the whales might have lost their natural ability to navigate by sonar. >>> japanese makers of electric appliances are boosting their output of air-conditioners. they need to prepare for the upcoming winter sales season as the hotter than average summer has reduced inventories. the record-setting temperatures this summer led to high demand in japan. most air-conditioners are also used for heating and cold weather. according to a japa
. >>> meantime, on the other side of the world, new zealand is also dealing with a major natural disaster. a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit the country's second-biggest city, christchurch, in the early morning hours. miraculously, no one was killed. nick schifrin has the latest from london. good morning, nick. >> reporter: it was the most destructive earthquake to hit that area in 80 years. and today, the prime minister is saying that the damages that that quake caused are probably about $1.5 billion. new zealand is in a state of emergency. a violent, powerful earthquake damaged hundreds of buildings, crumpled at least six bridges. twisted railroads and burst water mains, submerging entire villages. >> oh, my gosh. well, that shake lasted probably over a minute. we've got no power. we've got no water. >> i heard people screaming. and maybe a child crying. >> this one, it felt really huge. you know, if it had gone on any longer, or been any stronger, the walls could have caved in of our house. >> this is it. the earthquake. >> reporter: the earthquake seen in this home video, hit in the midd
hits new zealand. buildings have crumbled, roads are blocked, but it isn't over yet as the country braces for more aftershocks. plus, the long road back. businesses are hiring again, but not fast enough. and how did a man who began his life here end up living here? everybody in the world has a story. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> hill: good evening, katie is off. north carolina's governor says her state dodged a bullet today but will the northeast be as lucky? hurricane earl is now a category one storm. it's weaker but still dangerous with maximum sustained winds of 80 miles an hour. and it is large. with tropical storm winds stretching for 200 miles. this hurricane is also picking up speed, heading northeast at 22 miles an hour. bringing strong gusts and chevy surf to the coast just in time for the holiday weekend. the eastern end of new york's long island is next in line for a brush with earl. elaine keehan snow in montauk tonight. elaine, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to yo
picks up another endorsement in d.c. >> new zealand raises for strong aftershocks. >> new zealand raises for strong aftershocks. >>> good morning. checking our top stories on this tuesday, thousands of students will be going back to class today. the new school year gets under way for students across northern virginia. it is expected to be a challenging year as school districts struggled to deal with tight budgets, salary freezes, and an influx of new students. >>> to delays morning commuters to expect the worst as millions of people go back to work and school today. the group has called this terrible traffic tuesday. several major construction projects taking place across the d.c. area are expected at to the gridlock. >>> another powerful earthquake could soon hit new zealand. this comes as 20 more aftershocks hit the city of christchurch overnight. a powerful quake hit last saturday, damaging 1000 buildings. no one was killed. >>> turning to the d.c. mayor's race, we are seven days away from the primary elections. thousands have already cast their ballots. today a new show of support fo
. a look at the aftermath of a massive earthquake that rocked new zealand. >> going to the movie theater or laundromat, you can bring one home with you. >> sleepless nights, constant scratching. bedbugs, bugs. what one man is doing to protect others from getting bid en by them. >>> it's that all important holiday forecast. we have your pinpoint neighborhood. we'll tell you what to expect that's all coming up as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,, and save up to $500 on selected mattress sets. even get 3 years interest free financing on tempur-pedic. only through labor day ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep. ♪ >>> chopper 5 has moved over some breaking news. you can see the smoke coming from this house fire in pleasant hill. i have been given the address as 704 falls court. but apparently, this started in the garage as a garage fire. but before firefighters could get there, it started to spread into the house, as well. you can see they are getting smoke -- excuse me, water on it because the smoke is starting to come up grayer here. but this is a hous
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